ESTABLISHING REPORTS, WORKING PLAN AND SEVERAL ISSUES AT SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL’S SESSION
The Scientific Council of Armenian State University of Economics conducted the first session on February 7, 2014.
After establishing the agenda Gagik Vardanyan, the Vice-Rector of Science and International Relations, reported about the results of the University research activity in 2013 and the problems in 2014, presenting the University scientific life, particularly stressing, that research works on 54 themes were being conducted at the Chairs during the reporting period, 3 grant themes of State Committee of Science of the RA Ministry of Education and Science had been carried, as well as 13 inter-university scientific grant themes (including 70 lecturers, PhDs and students), research of 15 research directions at “AMBERD” research center had been conducted (about 90 lecturers, PhDs, students of Master’ Degree, employees of State Governing Bodies, experienced specialists of the private sector are included).
The Vice-Rector referred to the University scientific publications, their participation in various conferences, seminars, conferences organized at the University, students’ involvement in scientific life, as well as the current problems capable to be solved.
“Overall, the obtained results are satisfactory, it’s important that the University has created a research environment.
Despite some flaws, in 2013 it was the first time that such a large-scale University research activity was carried out”; concluding his speech, said Gagik Vardanyan and expressed hope that scientific life would be more effective in 2014.
Mikayel Melkumyan, the Heads of the Chair of Microeconomics and Organization of Entrepreneurial Activities, Aram Sargsyan, the Head of Philosophy and Armenian History, spoke and welcomed the previous year’s scientific activity, also suggested to continue the started initiatives.
Koryun Atoyan, ASUE Rector, Professor, presented the second issue of the agenda to establish the working plan of the 2nd semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Paruyr Kalantaryan, the Vice-Rector on Educational-Methodological Matters, presented the issue of establishing the subject list of final certification exams of Bachelor’s Degree of “Banking” specialty. The Scientific Council established the presented issues.
A number of issues regarding thesis’ topics, scientific directors were discussed and established. The Scientific Council guaranteed for publication the materials of conference entitled “Issues of Socio-Economic Development of Regions in the RA” conducted at ASUE Yeghegnadzor Branch.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division